A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology
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A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology

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This must-have, practical guide for trainee psychologists working towards their British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification in either health psychology or clinical psychology is designed to address the key concerns and questions that students often have when applying research designs in real settings.

The book:

- looks specifically at what is required to demonstrate research competence for the qualifications;
- is structured around a simple question-and-answer format, making it easy to navigate;
- is packed full of tips, including on ethical considerations and conducting qualitative and quantitative research designs; and
- uses health and clinical psychology research examples to highlight key issues for trainees.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 12.7mm | 299.37g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • 208 p.
  • 0230279198
  • 9780230279193
  • 1,043,357

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This must-have, practical guide for trainee psychologists working towards their British Psychological Society (BPS) qualification in either health psychology or clinical psychology is designed to address the key concerns and questions that students often have when applying research designs in real settings. The book: - looks specifically at what is required to demonstrate research competence for the qualifications;
- is structured around a simple question-and-answer format, making it easy to navigate;
- is packed full of tips, including on ethical considerations and conducting qualitative and quantitative research designs; and
- uses health and clinical psychology research examples to highlight key issues for trainees.
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Table of contents

The Role of Research in Clinical and Health Psychology.- Systematic Literature Reviews.- Developing a Research Proposal.- Designing Quantitative Research.- Analysing Quantitative Data.- Qualitative Research: General Questions.- Qualitative Research: Theoretical Approaches.- Evaluating Psychological Services.- Research Write-up, Viva and Dissemination.
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'The best book on research methodology that I have ever read.' - Dr Richard Cooke, Health Psychologist, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
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About Martin Dempster

MARTIN DEMPSTERis Research Co-ordinator for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at Queen's University Belfast, Chair of the BPS Division of Health Psychology - Northern Ireland, and Chief Assessor for the BPS Qualification in Health Psychology.
He is a Chartered Psychologist and a Health Psychologist with12 years ofexperiencein conducting research in the areas of clinical and health psychology, including the supervision and assessment of many professional doctorate and PhD students.
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